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Occupy Boston Activists Go On A Fieldtrip - To Jail
#Occupy Boston ^ | 10/11/11 | Anonymous

Posted on 10/11/2011 10:03:24 PM PDT by jonatron

Boston police arrested 141 people during Occupy Boston demonstrations on Tuesday. The early morning arrests (1:30 am) were for trespassing and unlawful assembly. After almost 15 hours in custody, all of the peaceful demonstrators detained by the Boston Police Department had finally been released as of 6 pm on October 11. Occupy Boston has many eye-witness accounts and videos of police misconduct during the arrests (see above).

Perhaps the most disturbing, and characteristic, clip is of a member of Veterans for Peace being thrown to the ground multiple times without provocation. Street medics and clearly marked legal observers who were also detained despite explanation that they were neutral observers, and in sharp contrast to how non-violent arrests ordinarily take place.

As the Boston Globe said:
Urszula Masny-Latos (executive director of the National Lawyers Guild’s Northeast regional office) said no protesters fought with police. She said police could have employed a technique routinely used at other protests—police approach a protester, tell them they are violating the law, and the protester then submits to being taken into custody—and still achieved their goal of clearing the area.

“They really attacked,” Masny-Latos said of police. “They used force that was completely unnecessary. … It was just brutal. I have no idea why they arrested us with such force’’ (Boston.com).


While police contend that their actions were, at least in part, due to an anarchist contingent that had taken control of the group, this was not the case. While police stood across the street from Occupy Boston’s General Assembly, the General Assmebly(Sic) voted almost unanimously (80%) to peacefully protest Occupy Boston’s removal from the area that BPD insisted the protestors(Sic) vacate by 12:00 am Tuesday.

Occupiers have been in constant contact with the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, a non-profit that manages the publicly park owned by MassDOT, and, prior to their arrests, they had received verbal consent to stay in the park. Further, Occupy Boston has plans to launch a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for restoring damaged areas of the park. Last week, members also unanimously agreed to return to Dewey Square—and any other areas that they occupy—to repair any damaged grass.

As the Huffington Post wrote:
The Greenway website confirms that it did have an agreement with the protestors(Sic). “Occupy Boston organizers have been cooperative with the Conservancy and the Boston Police Department to date, and have agreed to avoid the planting beds and adhere to common sense rules.” Calls to the Greenway seeking comment were not returned (The Huffington Post).


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She said police could have employed a technique routinely used at other protests—police approach a protester, tell them they are violating the law, and the protester then submits to being taken into custody
1 posted on 10/11/2011 10:03:30 PM PDT by jonatron
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To: jonatron

Ya know, liberal popo are meaner than conservative popo.


3 posted on 10/11/2011 10:09:54 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (There's gonna be a Redneck Revolution! (See my freep page) [rednecks come in many colors])
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To: BigCinBigD
You should see the comments of Boston people ripping the protesters to shreds, just go to the Source URL and click comments.

Everyone (The real 99%), knows the Boston Police are very fair, friendly and tolerant, not in the least bit brutal- even with communist, terrorist-supporting fools.

4 posted on 10/11/2011 10:10:44 PM PDT by jonatron (This is the Land of the Free, the Home of the Brave.)
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To: jonatron

When I was a kid, Halloween was only one night of the year. Now, it’s the whole month of October and November and December and... (If the ‘RAT politicians get their way and the useful idiots can take the cold).


5 posted on 10/11/2011 10:10:58 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer ("Greed" is wanting everything and demanding that somebody else pay for it.)
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To: jonatron
Oh, boo hoo hoo. What a bunch of whiners.

Entertaining article, even though parts of it read as if it were translated from Chinese into French, and then dragged kicking and screaming into English, eg: a non-profit that manages the publicly park owned by MassDOT,

6 posted on 10/11/2011 10:15:45 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: BigCinBigD

Gee... The police didn’t use “a tactic” that was used at “other protests.” Gosh darn it. The police should apparently ALWAYS telegraph their actions lest a complete idiot “protester” not know what is happening. Whatta buncha losers.


7 posted on 10/11/2011 10:19:52 PM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: jonatron

Want to enjoy a little Jewish humor? The so-called Veterans for Peace member (neomarxist group) on the ground is wearing a Palestinian kaffiyah scarf, the symbol of the murder Yasser Arafat and his killing minions.

Above it is a 6-pointed star on the police/sheriff’s car. A Jewish star, the Mogen David, is also a 6-pointed star.

Scissor, paper, rock becomes Jewish Star over Palestinian kaffiyah and marxist rabble. I love it when the good guys win.

Notice the involvement of the marxist National Lawyers Guild, an organization of communist lawyers and liberal supporters, that was originally formed by the Communist Party USA to protect its thuggish members.

Old reds never die; they just smell that way.

Apparently so do the newer ones.


8 posted on 10/11/2011 10:23:21 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: jonatron

How many Tea Partiers did you see arrested in Boston lately? Super liberal-state arresting lazy hippies. I’m sure there was a good reason for doing so. These libs can argue against the eeevil pooolice all they want, but the facts are the facts.

We organize peacfully (and are clean), they are not peacefull, are looking to instigate problems, and are filthy.


9 posted on 10/11/2011 10:23:46 PM PDT by digital-olive
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Now their support of replealing " Don't ask, don't tell " in the military was for real or fake, or their support for gay rights and homosexual activity.

Hey leftist going to jail ? need some soap on a rope ?
10 posted on 10/11/2011 10:24:24 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: jonatron
You should see the comments of Boston people ripping the protesters to shreds, just go to the Source URL and click comments.

The "protesters" are also ripping themselves to shreds. My favorite: I have to say that I [sic] seems our movement is starting to make enemies with the police. BWAHAHAHAH

11 posted on 10/11/2011 10:29:56 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: jonatron
As an old TV reporter, I learned early on about these punks, and the 60s protesters act.

#1: When arrested, make a face like you are being hurt

#2: When touched, fall down as if thrown down

#3; When walking to paddy wagon, limp heavily

#4; Always play you act for the cameras

Think they all need a dose of Whup Ass.

12 posted on 10/11/2011 10:40:37 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Forget AMEX. Remember your Glock 27: Never Leave Home Without It!)
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To: jonatron

I love the guy at :10, in the white shirt. Touch him and he falls.

And I forgot, always have the crying bimbo at the end.


13 posted on 10/11/2011 10:43:30 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Forget AMEX. Remember your Glock 27: Never Leave Home Without It!)
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To: jonatron

14 posted on 10/11/2011 10:52:54 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember
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To: FormerACLUmember

Perfect!


15 posted on 10/11/2011 11:18:09 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: jonatron

Urszula Masny-Latos

Executive Director at National Lawyers Guild - Massachusetts ChapterStudied Arts (non-profit) Management at New School for Social ResearchLives in Boston, Massachusetts

Activities and Interests

National Lawyers Guild - Massachusetts Chapter, National Lawyers Guild - Midwest Region, National Lawyers Guild, Iridium Productions, Jill Stein for Governor of Massachusetts, Third Palestinian Intifada

http://www.facebook.com/people/Urszula-Masny-Latos/1462861311


16 posted on 10/11/2011 11:18:49 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: jonatron

Urszula Masny-Latos (yellow pants)

17 posted on 10/11/2011 11:20:38 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: jonatron

April 9, 2004

Urszula Masny-Latos is an adviser to the Black Tea Society

“This November if you want to vote for a rich white male, pro-war, pro-cop, pro-god, pro-death penalty, pro-Israeli Occupation of Palestine, pro-US Occupation of Iraq, pro-national ID card, pro-patriot act, pro-NAFTA, anti-Gay Marriage, pro-video surveillance, pro-prison industrial complex, pro-no child left behind, anti-universal health care candidate, then this is the election for you!”

http://nypdconfidential.com/columns/2004/040409.html

The Bl(A)ck Tea Society was an ad hoc, nonviolent anti-authoritarian coalition whose purpose was to protest the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston. The group believed that the United States was a two-party duopoly that offers no real choice between Republicans and Democrats.

Anarchist Black Tea Society

Yours in anarchy,

Black Tea Society

It’s a poignant scene, especially for an anarchists’ festival.

The Really Really Democratic Bazaar was organized by The Bl(A)ck Tea Society, a coalition of activists protesting the DNC. Its purpose is to offer a space where people can demonstrate their opposition to the “corporate elite” that have taken over the city. The BTS refers to itself as “anti-authoritarian” and is made-up of people from various political backgrounds, including progressives, libertarians, Marxists and anarchists.

http://blacktable.com/monks040728.htm


18 posted on 10/11/2011 11:37:44 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: jonatron

Better hope they don’t pick up the soap, or else someone is going occupy their back country.


19 posted on 10/11/2011 11:41:33 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: jonatron

In some jurisdictions the police don’t bother to arrest vagrants who’ve broken the law. Instead they transport them over the county or state line and throw them from the vehicle at about 60 m.p.h. Because of the large numbers in Boston perhaps a freight train could be used.


20 posted on 10/11/2011 11:45:44 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: jonatron
Further, Occupy Boston has plans to launch a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for restoring damaged areas of the park...

Soros and like-kind money used to organize and initiate and pay ($350-$650/week) and feed and publicize these rabble-rousers will of course not be available for this part of the operation.

21 posted on 10/12/2011 2:02:07 AM PDT by C210N
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“They used force that was completely unnecessary. … It was just brutal. I have no idea why they arrested us with such force’’

Boston Cops - the Night Shift. They’re not really a subtle and delicate bunch of guys. The garbage that crawls around at night in Boston can only be dealt with as demonstrated.


22 posted on 10/12/2011 2:34:31 AM PDT by Paisan
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To: jonatron

OMG That article wasn’t biased was it ARF

These people are loons, you can’t just pitch a tent for weeks and destroy parks , streets fields etc and then complain that the people, the police, and just about everyone especially those on their way to work in the morning have had enough of you.

Boston to their credit and it is a nice city though the state has been ruined by the upper class students who stay there after college has done much more than NY City to stop the stench these protesters are causing.

Just because they like to live in squall er , we don’t


23 posted on 10/12/2011 4:24:19 AM PDT by manc (Don't fall for the trolls who promote the protests on here, Marriage= 1man+1 woman)
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To: jonatron

Tell you what.
I got to know a lot of cops in Boston and having been to many other cities I would have to say the Boston cops are by far the most friendly and best I have come across .

They actually talk to you as a person unlike most cops in other big cities I’ve been to.


24 posted on 10/12/2011 4:26:21 AM PDT by manc (Don't fall for the trolls who promote the protests on here, Marriage= 1man+1 woman)
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To: jonatron

Just looked their site and what a laugh it is.

Why do these left wing fringe fanatics actually think that they speak for all of us or why do they think that because they have a 100 or so protesters they are the majority.

it’s always the same thing with left wing fanatics and extremists and that is they tell each other they are the majority when clearly they are not.

That is the trouble with MA, I’ve found the local native people more conservative in their social views and they do like to help each other out.
The problem for the state is
1.Cambridge, bunch of Harvard, MIT elites and aging hippies.
2. Lexington the homosexual women have invaded a beautiful historic town and took it over.
3. Boston and certain areas like sadly now southie, North end,my favorite> Brookline, Newton especially have too many college liberal left over yuppies and now Quincy is being taken over by the yuppies.


26 posted on 10/12/2011 4:58:41 AM PDT by manc (Don't fall for the trolls who promote the protests on here, Marriage= 1man+1 woman)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

LOL. Keffiyeh plus Star of David was the first thing I saw too!

Jew consipracy! ROFL.


27 posted on 10/12/2011 4:59:43 AM PDT by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: jonatron
...peaceful demonstrators...

If they're soooo peaceful, why were they arrested! Dingbats!

28 posted on 10/12/2011 5:03:45 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (I miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: jonatron
Real headline - Boston Irish Cops have had enough of this s***


29 posted on 10/12/2011 5:03:51 AM PDT by arderkrag (Georgia is God's Country. LOOKING FOR ROLEPLAYERS. Check Profile.)
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who are they?


30 posted on 10/12/2011 7:00:12 AM PDT by manc (Don't fall for the trolls who promote the protests on here, Marriage= 1man+1 woman)
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To: jonatron

"Come and see the violence inherent in the system. Help! Help! I'm being repressed!"

31 posted on 10/12/2011 7:02:11 AM PDT by dfwgator
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Greenly and Duffy from The Boondock Saints.
32 posted on 10/12/2011 8:54:16 AM PDT by arderkrag (Georgia is God's Country. LOOKING FOR ROLEPLAYERS. Check Profile.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

ROFLMAO


33 posted on 10/12/2011 4:41:13 PM PDT by Munz (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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To: manc

Certainly true !! The BPD is the most Humane I’ve encountered.


34 posted on 10/12/2011 4:58:24 PM PDT by jonatron (This is the Land of the Free, the Home of the Brave.)
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